Talking To A Wall in New York City…

Taling To A Wall

We’ve all been there, haven’t we? My first wife, long, long ago, wasn’t the last to declare that arguing with me was like “talking to a wall.”

I couldn’t say I disagreed. Or, that I didn’t enjoy the tactic.

The image is for sale, if you like humor on your wall. Click here.

Some other New York City views…

I’ve thrown that insult in frustration myself, a few times.

But until today on West 23rd Street in New York City, I thought it was just a metaphor.

Then, I saw this woman talking to a wall. It was a granite wall between Eataly and its nearby wine shop. The only surprise — she seemed pretty happy to be going at it.

I wondered if I was missing something. Was she a rock climber? An urban geologist? An architect admiring the building material?

Here’s what the Urban Dictionary says…

Talking without receiving any kind of reaction or response from the person you’re speaking to; Or talking to someone and they react or respond as if you never said what you just said to them.

“I poured my heart out to her and she just stared at me with a blank expression on her face. It was like talking to a wall!”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.